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National Trust Sickle hydro marching down the mountain.

Autumn is upon us and today was another Lake district day. Looking at the progress of the 100kw Stickle Ghyll hydro and then off to do something with spread sheets and budgets. 178 more words

National Trust

FAITH, HOPE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM, Part I

By Jim Harding

I’ve been asked to an inter-faith gathering in December to speak on faith, hope and environmental activism. This is a tall order, yet I know that many people are struggling with hopelessness and loss of faith. 1,425 more words

R-Town News

New study charts the fate of chemicals affecting health, environment

The trajectory of chemicals appearing as emergent threats to human or environmental health has been recently studied through a meta-analysis of 143,000 peer-reviewed research papers. The work tracks the progress of these chemicals of emerging concern, revealing patters of emergence from obscurity to peak concern and eventual decline, over a span of 30 years. 7 more words

Health/Nutrition

Growing food from kitchen waste

Growing food from kitchen waste all peelings & seeds can be planted & grown into perpetual food for free

http://youtu.be/oWqZbLkN_Dk

Sustainability

Film Review: ‘Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story’

Filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer turn themselves into test subjects in this hugely entertaining study of America’s culture of excess.

 http://variety.com/2014/film/reviews/film-review-just-eat-it-a-food-waste-story-1201330456/

Sustainability

Food Waste Facts in the UK [Infographic]

Did you know that this past Thursday, October 16, was World Food Day? Yeah, I missed it, too… And while this may strike you as just another opportunity for people to share pictures of their meals, and promote their particular food ideology, the main idea behind it involves global food issues. 20 more words

Sustainability

Worlds First Supermarket Powered by Food Waste

Sainsbury’s is a popular grocery store in the West Midlands of the U.K. who partnered with a waste recycling company named Biffa. Sainsbury’s is “set to leave the national power grid in favor of food power created through the anaerobic digestion of food scraps.” This popular U.K. 272 more words

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